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Period film: Fury (2014)

In April of 1945, US Army sergeant “Wardaddy” (Brad Pitt) and his crew (Shia LeBouf, Jon Bernthal, Michael Peña) are fighting on the European front. After the death of the gunner/assistant driver of the crew’s Sherman tank, a rookie named Norman (Logan Lerman) is brought in. 585 more words


Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

Director Ridley Scott (Prometheus) is back to work some of his Gladiator magic on another sword-and-sandals epic, the classic story of Moses, this time played by an ever-bedraggled and bearded Christian Bale. 1,390 more words


The Romance of Rosy Ridge (1947)

Four months after the end of the Civil War in 1865, the town of Rosy Ridge, Missouri remains in turmoil. Allegiances are held to both the Union and the Confederacy within the community, and to make matters worse, someone is burning barns in the area. 417 more words


Period film: Mermaids (1990)

Mrs. Flax (Cher) is an eccentric mother who uproots her family every time one of her relationships goes sour. She raises two young girls on her own, gets work wherever she can find it, and every now and then decides that she wants to start over completely, packing up the family and moving to a new town. 649 more words